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Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design

The library was formed in 1922, one year after the Ontario College of Art moved into its own building in Grange Park. At that time, the college had a staff of seven instructors, six visiting instructor and three assistant instructors, under the direction of a principal and vice-principal, with 330 registered students. Robert Holmes(botanist, master of water colour technique, and flower painter) successfully lobbied for the establishment of a library and generously donated his personal book colle...



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Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
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xviii, 141 p. : 28 cm
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Topic: Composition (Art)
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877
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Added illustrated t.p
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
35 p. of text : 40 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Decorative
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by Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792; Johnson, Edward Gilpin ed
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373 p. : 21 cm
Topic: Art
"Printed in Great Britain."
Topic: Painting
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Homer, Homer, Homer, Epic poetry, Greek
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bryan, Michael, 1757-1821; Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942, editor
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"First published, 2 vols. ... 1816 ... 4th edition, revised by G.C. Williamson... 5 vols., 1903-4. Vol. I. reprinted, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1918, 1920, 1925"--T.p. verso
Topics: Painters, Engravers
George Reid collection
Topics: Logos (Symbols), Monograms
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Lanteri, Edouard. d. 1917
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OCAD Library has only v. 1 of 3 volume set
Topics: Modeling, Sculpture
262 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Fashion drawing
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Delaborde, Henri, comte, 1811-1899
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Includes index
Topics: Engraving, Engraving, Engraving, English
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Dresser, Christopher
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Jones, Sydney R
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12 p. : 30 cm
Topic: Posters
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Faure, Elie, 1873-1937; Pach, Walter, 1883- tr
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bailey, Henry Turner, 1865-1931, ed
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"With one exception the papers here brought together were written originally for the School arts book, and published in that magazine during its first eight years."
Topics: Drawing, Decoration and ornament
287 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Brangwyn, Sir Frank, 1867-1956
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Fortescue-Brickdale, Eleanor
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Robert Holmes Collection
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by Dyer, Walter Alden, 1878-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Furniture
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Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XVI et sous l'empire
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bryan, Michael, 1757-1821; Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942, editor
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"First published, 2 vols. ... 1816 ... 4th edition, revised by G.C. Williamson... 5 vols., 1903-4. Vol. I. reprinted, 1904, 1909, 1913, 1918, 1920, 1925"--T.p. verso
Topics: Painters, Engravers
106 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Landscape gardening, Architecture, Domestic, Aquatint
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Architecture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744; Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898
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In addition to the plates, there is a headpiece on p. [1] and a tailpiece vignette signed AB on p. 38
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by Felice, Roger de
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Translation of: Le meuble frans sous Louis XV
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Topics: Furniture, Decoration and ornament
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by Mach, Edmund von, 1870-1927
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Houston, Mary Galway, 1871-; Hornblower, Florence S
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Costume
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art
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Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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by Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867; Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854 illus
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Vols. have added t.p., engraved
Topics: Canada -- Description and travel, Canada -- History
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by Holme, Charles, 1848-1923, ed
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Dorothy H. Hoover Collection, located Room 1310c
Topics: Book ornamentation, Printing, Type and type-founding, Bookbinding
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Literature
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by Fyles, Faith, 1875-1961
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Botany, Poisonous plants
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by Quennell, Marjorie; Quennell, C. H. B. (Charles Henry Bourne), 1872-1935
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Robert Holmes Collection
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Topics: Customs, 12th Century, 13th Century, 14th Century, 15th Century, 11th Century, genealogy
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by Bowie, Henry P., d. 1920; Iwaya, Sazanami, 1870-1933; Hirai, Kinz d. 1936
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"Illustrations from paintings especially executed for the author, by a number of distinguished artists of Japan, explanatory drawings by Shimada Sekko."
Topic: Painting, Japanese
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by Hansi, 1873-1951
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Illustration on p. [35] dated 1920
Topic: Juvenile literature
Title from cover
Topics: Art, Artists, Painting, Painting
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
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With illustrations by the author
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art, Decorative arts
Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Perspective
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
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137 p. : 21 cm x 31 cm
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Topics: Caricatures and cartoons, Wit and humor, Pictorial
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
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by Costantin, Julien No, 1857-; Faideau, Ferdinand, 1862-
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Text in French
Topics: Botany, Plants
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by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
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by North American Bibliographic Institution
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Steel engravings
Topics: Travel, Europe
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Wedmore, Frederick, Sir, 1844-1921
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Engraving, Prints, Prints, Prints as an investment
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Published by the Historic Monuments Commission of the Province of Quebec
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Domestic
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by Redgrave, Richard, 1804-1888; Redgrave, Samuel, 1802-1876
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George Reid Collection
Topics: Painting, English, Painters
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Harrison, Jane, 1850-1928
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Preface dated June 1913
Topics: Art, Primitive, Ritual, Aesthetics, Art and religion, Greek drama (Tragedy)
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by Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571; Macdonnell, Anne
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"Translated into English by Anne Macdonell."
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Topics: Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571, Sculptors
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Milton, John, 1608-1674; Jones, A. Garth (Alfred Garth), binding designer
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Ornamental t.p. in red and black
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by Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916; Edwards, George Wharton, 1859-1950
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Love poetry, English
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Bell, Robert Anning, 1863-1933
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Text of the Cambridge edition
Topics: Fathers and daughters, Political refugees, Shipwreck victims, Magicians, Islands, Spirits
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Brushwork
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by Furst, Herbert, 1874-1945
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topic: Durer, Albrecht, 1471-1528
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by Ontario College of Art. Students' Club
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Original in OCAD University Archives
Topics: Ontario College of Art, Art, Canadian, Commercial art
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by Art Directors Club of New York
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Topic: Graphic arts
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Robie, Virginia Huntington, 1878-
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Includes index
Topic: Furniture
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Krieger, L. C. C. (Louis Charles Christopher), 1873-1940
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Mushrooms, Mushrooms
Translation of: Le meuble frans du moyen age a Louis XIII
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Topic: Furniture
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Another Man's Poison donation
Topic: Art, English
"Some of these lectures were printed in the 'Art journal.'"
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Topics: Illustration of books, Medicine
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
39 p. of text : 34 cm
Topics: Title-page, Printing, Colophons
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by Ontario College of Art
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Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
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by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
32 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Water-color painting, Water-color painting
Includes index
Topics: Heraldry, Symbolism
Original is kept in the OCAD University Archives
Topic: College Calendar
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services. Art Section; Dwyer, Melva
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Cover title
Topic: Art libraries
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by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Macfall, Haldane, 1860-1928
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Robert Holmes Collection
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Topic: Boucher, Frans, 1703-1770
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Ontario College of Art. Students' Club
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Original in OCAD University Archives
Topics: Ontario College of Art, Prints, Canadian, Art, Canadian, Commercial art
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by National Gallery of Canada; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts; Schaefer, Carl, 1903-; Ontario Society of Artists; Art Gallery of Toronto; Alfsen, John; Burke, Ruth; Gill, Eric; Art Association of Montreal
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Description based on 40th (1918)
Topics: Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Art, Canadian, Art
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by Watkins, Harold; Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Moira, Gerald Edward, 1867-, Decoration and ornament
Dorothy H. Hoover Library - Ontario College of Art & Design
by Bulley, Margaret H. (Margaret Hattersley), b. 1882
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Robert Holmes Collection
Topics: Art, Ancient, Art, Medieval
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Cover title: Studies in plant form & design
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Topic: Decoration and ornament